About the show

Honest talk from a 1971-born Scotsman who got sober in 2005 and quit opioids in 2017. No holds barred - philosophy, spirituality, addiction, recovery, mental health, pressures of life, gratitude — these are all parts of my life that I talk about at length.

Quoth the Camser on social media


  • Episode 126: My Coach Pushed Me into the Fear

    16 February 2021  |  13 mins 13 secs

    I was facing analysis paralysis and my business coach pushed me through it.

  • Episode 125: Failing

    6 February 2021  |  11 mins 44 secs

    I'm wading through failure this week and trying to come to terms with that and figure out how to move forward.

  • Episode 124: Acceptance in Recovery

    29 January 2021  |  9 mins 10 secs

    I'm having a difficult week with the homeschooling and trying to balance that with my own 'urgent' to-do list. But am I taking my eye of the prize of being a good father?

  • Episode 123: Zoom AA Meetings are Weird!

    21 January 2021  |  8 mins 50 secs

    I attend AA meetings on Zoom and I'm so grateful to have them, but there are a few things that make them so so different from IRL meetings. Obvs.

  • Episode 122: Acceptance of Homeschooling

    15 January 2021  |  9 mins 21 secs

    My guiding principles are to be a good husband and father. That means I have to accept homeschooling as something that I get to do, and not something that I have to do.

  • Episode 121: Happy New Year!

    3 January 2021  |  15 mins 20 secs

    Walking on the beach on a beautiful morning and contemplating what I hope is going to be a transformational year for the Camser!

  • Episode 120: Christmas Gratitude

    27 December 2020  |  6 mins 24 secs

    Being grateful for having had a sober Christmas with my family.

  • Episode 119: I Finished the Part-time YouTuber Academy

    20 December 2020  |  16 mins 44 secs

    A life-changing course and one of the best things I've ever done. It has inspired me to consider myself a recovery coach.

  • Episode 118: Part Time YouTube Adademy

    15 November 2020  |  14 mins 20 secs

    I'm starting a new course tomorrow with Ali Abdaal called Part Time YouTube Academy and studying with August Bradley.

  • Episode 117: Courses Consideration

    1 October 2020  |  17 mins 50 secs

    Recorded on 1 October 2020

  • Episode 116: I Climbed Cìr Mhòr!

    1 October 2020  |  25 mins 36 secs

    Cìr Mhòr is the jaggy peak you can see as you walk up Glen Rosa on the Isle of Arran. I've always wanted to climb it. This is my chat after having achieved that!

  • Episode 115: Planning a Hike

    27 September 2020  |  30 mins 22 secs
    ali abdaal, cashfx, finalmente, hiking, investing, roam research, scottish mountains. cir mhor, the the

    Planning a hike up Cìr Mhòr, my history with The The and my day recording for Crofters Music.

  • Episode 114: Glen Rosa

    20 September 2020  |  8 mins 37 secs

    Walking in Glen Rosa on the Isle of Arran and wondering why I don't get out more.

  • Episode 113: Looking for Gratitude

    17 September 2020  |  20 mins 25 secs
  • Episode 112: Getting Back on Track

    2 September 2020  |  27 mins 2 secs

    It's been a while. I got kinda lost for a couple of months but I feel like I'm back now and I'm super excited to get cracking.

  • Episode 111: Inaugural Recording with Zoom F6

    5 August 2020  |  15 mins 35 secs

    I got the Zoom F6 today. Me likey!